Thesaurus

beak

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of beak

  1. 1 the jaws of a bird together with their hornlike covering the bird cracked the walnut shell with its beak and ate its nut Synonyms bill, neb, nib Related Words mouth; muzzle; mandible, maw, maxilla

  2. 2 the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity the man's prominent beak gives him a somewhat aquiline appearance Synonyms nose, conk [chiefly British slang], honker [slang], neb, nozzle [slang], proboscis, schnoz (or schnozz) [slang], schnozzle [slang], smeller, snoot, snoutRelated Words pug, pugnose

  3. 3 chiefly British  a public official having authority to decide questions of law received a stiff sentence from one of the harshest beaks in all of London Synonyms adjudicator, judge [chiefly British], bench, court, jurist, justice, magistrateRelated Words chief justice, circuit judge, justice of the peace, squire; auditor, master; jurisconsult, jurisprudent


Learn More about beak


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up beak? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!